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Statement on top Romney Surrogate’s attempt to mislead Ohio Voters on Romney Commitment to ending safe and legal abortion

WASHINGTON – After top Romney surrogate Norm Coleman tried to mislead Ohio voters yesterday about Romney’s commitment to ending safe and legal abortion, Planned Parenthood Action Fund Executive Vice President Dawn Laguens released the following statement:
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Post Sunday Show Statement: Romney “Just Doesn't Get It” on Women's Health and Economic Concerns

WASHINGTON — This morning on Sunday political shows, several top Romney surrogates demonstrated that Romney just doesn't understand what matters to American women as they tried to minimize Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's comments that pregnancy from rape is "God's will" and minimize women's health issues in the campaign.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Calls on Romney to Revoke Mourdock Endorsement

Washington — Following last night's alarming comments by Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock that rape survivors should not have access to safe and legal abortion, Planned Parenthood Action Fund called on presidential candidate Mitt Romney to withdraw the endorsement of Mourdock he made just the other day.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Organizations Amplify Campaign to Educate Nevada Voters About Mitt Romney’s and Dean Heller’s Dangerous Agenda for Women

WASHINGTON — Nevada Advocates for Planned Parenthood Affiliates rolled out the second piece in a three-part mail campaign today highlighting the dangerous similarities between Nevada Senate candidate Dean Heller and Mitt Romney on issues of importance to women, women’s health and women’s economic security. The mail piece, “Respect,” targets 40,000 households and is part of a joint effort with Planned Parenthood Votes to help elect Representative Shelley Berkley, a lifelong advocate for women, to the U.S. Senate.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Mark Pocan

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Action Fund has announced its endorsement of Mark Pocan for Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District. The Action Fund is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Federal Court blocks Indiana’s Planned Parenthood “defunding” law

"What Governor Mitch Daniels tried to do in Indiana, Mitt Romney would do in all 50 states if he’s elected," Planned Parenthood Action Fund says.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Launches Don’t Be Fooled Campaign to Educate Connecticut Voters about McMahon’s Dangerous Agenda for Women

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Action Fund launches it’s “Don’t Be Fooled” campaign in Connecticut today with its first mailer in a series of three highlighting Linda McMahon’s record on issues of importance to women, women’s health, and women’s economic security.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

New Study - Americans Agree: Insurance Companies Should Cover Cost of Birth Control

WASHINGTON — According to a new survey released today by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, seven out of 10 Americans believe that health insurance companies should cover the full cost of birth control, as required by the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) birth control benefit.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Suzan DelBene

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Action Fund announced its endorsement of Suzan DelBene for Washington’s 1st Congressional District. The Action Fund is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National